l-Commerce6: Location-based Mobile Commerce Workshop (l-Commerce'6)

Venue: Fredericton

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Event Date/Time: Aug 13, 2006 End Date/Time: Aug 13, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 03, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Apr 03, 2005
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l-Commerce'06 : Location-based Mobile Commerce Workshop

Location-based Mobile Commerce Workshop:


Sunday, August 13th, 2006


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In conjunction with
The 8th International Conference on
Electronic Commerce (ICEC'06)

Workshop will be held at

Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada


Workshop Theme and Scope

The recent developments of mobile, ubiquitous and pervasive technologies
have generated a wide range of opportunities for enhance physical
marketplaces and for pushing traditional commerce beyond physical
locations of stores, restaurants, and shopping malls. Wireless and
mobile peer-to-peer technology is becoming the facilitator for new
ambient location-based commerce, also frequently referred to as
l-commerce. l-commerce is a fusion of mobile commerce and context aware
computing. It exploits consumers' proximity to marketplaces by
electronically extending the stores' physical area to cover potential
customers before they walk into stores. The virtual expansion of the
marketplace has the potential of being a powerful tool for consumers by
providing information and services relevant to their current location.
Once a customer is inside the store, ambient services can further
enhance consumers' shopping experiences by providing consumers with
recommendations and other helpful product information. Ambient commerce
services allow personalization and custom context-sensitive filtering to

The vision of l-commerce is not limited to the "traditional"
business-to-consumer commerce. It also encapsulates mobile peer-to-peer
commerce where mobile peers trade and exchange information, services,
and other digital goods. l-commerce also includes business-to-business
opportunities by allowing small shops to join and form virtual
partnerships therefore increasing their presence in the local

The aim of the workshop is to identify and discuss the
technical and business challenges, ideas, views, and research results in
ambient and location-based commerce and applications. Location-based
Mobile Commerce Workshop (l-Commerce'06)
invites authors to submit
original technical papers or position papers, describing current
research and visions of the future.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

  • Middleware and Frameworks Supporting l-commerce.

  • Ambient Services and Applications.

  • Data Management, Personalization and User Profiles in l-commerce

  • Context Management for l-commerce.

  • Discovery of Digital Product, Goods and Services in l-commerce

  • Mobile Components (Mobile Agents) and Agent Technologies.

  • Intelligent Graphical User Interface (GUI) for l-commerce.

  • Mobile, Wireless Peer-to-Peer Commerce.

  • Challenges of Mobile Portals and Hotspots for l-commerce applications.

  • Vehicular Mobile Commerce.

  • Impact of GPS and RFID tracking technology on l-commerce.

  • Privacy Concerns, Social and Legal Issues affecting l-commerce.

  • Payment and transaction mechanisms, platforms and solutions.

  • Innovative Business Models for l-commerce.

  • Actions, Advertising and Promotions in l-commerce Environments.

Workshop Deadlines

 Paper Submission Deadline:  Monday, April 3rd, 2006
 Notification of Acceptance:  Monday, April 24th, 2006
 Camera-Ready Versions:  Monday, May 22nd, 2006
 Workshop Date:  Sunday, August 13th,

Note: ICEC'06 is on Mon, Aug 14th - Wed, Aug 16th

Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit original technical papers or position
papers describing current research and visions of the future. Submitted
papers must be unpublished elsewhere and not currently under review for
any other publication. Full papers must not exceed 12 pages printed
using at least 11-point type and single spacing. All submissions should
be in PDF or PostScript format. Each submission should include a cover
page, which consists of a 200-word abstract, a list of keywords, and
author's contact information including author's e-mail address.
Guidelines for the preferred publishing format are available at
Authors should submit a full paper via electronic submission at


Workshop co-Chairs:

Olga Ratsimor

Dept. of Computer Science
and Electrical Engineering,

University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Timothy Finin

Dept. of Computer Science
and Electrical Engineering,

University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Filip Perich

Shared Spectrum Company




Technical Program Committee

Yelena Yesha, UMBC. (USA)

Anupam Joshi, UMBC. (USA)

Ora Lassila, Nokia Research (USA)

Helin Heikki, TeliaSonera (Finland)

Monique Calisti, Whitestein Technologies AG (Switzerland)

Sehl Mellouli, Laval Univ. (Canada)

Stefan Poslad, University of London (England)

Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University (UAE)

Harry Chen, Image Matters LLC (USA)

Michael Berger, Siemens (Germany)

Jacob Slonim, Dalhousie Univ. (Canada)

Sastry Duri, IBM T.J. Watson (USA)

Marisa Viveros, IBM Global Services (USA)

Ouri Wolfson, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago (USA)

Yannis Labrou, Fujitsu Laboratories (USA)

Arkady Zaslavsky, Monash Univ.(Australia)

Nabil Adam, Rutgers University (USA)






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Additional Information

In conjunction with ICEC06, http://icec06.net August 13th, 2006, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada